By Rachael Martin published
Cards at the ready — these are the best Black Friday beauty deals to look out for in 2020. From high-tech skincare to the must-try make-up, we've got you covered.
Unless you've been avoiding your emails this month, you'll know that today is Black Friday. And while the day is often associated with discounts on tech, some of the best deals can be found across beauty and fashion - including Black Friday designer sales.
So whether you're in the market for haircare, bodycare, or the best Black Friday perfume deals, now's the time to stock up. This year's Black Friday beauty deals will see discounts across a huge range of high-end brands - from Clarins, and Liz Earle, to Elemis, La Mer and Armani - and so much more.
As always, the best bargains are selling out fast, so add to basket pronto to avoid missing out.
Black Friday Beauty deals – quick links:
Black Friday Beauty deals – quick links:
- Cult Beauty - up to 25% off everything
- LookFantastic - up to 50% off selected items
- Charlotte Tilbury - 40% off selected items
- Harvey Nichols - up to 40% off selected items
- Boots - incredible savings across all lines
- Selfridges - up to 20% off
- QVC - up to 50% off products like This Works, Elemis and L'Occitane
- John Lewis beauty offers - up to 20% off on top brands like Kate Somerville, YSL and Bobbi Brown
- Lookfantastic Black Friday Beauty Box: get £155 worth of products for just £35
Best Black Friday beauty deals:
Black Friday makeup deals
NARS Afterglow Eyeshadow Palette:
£56, £36.40 (save £19.60) | Harvey Nichols
This eyeshadow palette is perfect for party season (even if it is over Zoom). A limited edition eyeshadow palette featuring 12 heated shades in matte, satin, shimmer, and metallic finishes, made using NARS' tried and tested formula for long-lasting, dazzling colour.
Eyeko Yoga Waterproof Mascara:
£19 £11.40 (save £7.60) | Eyeko
With a place in our roundup of best mascaras, this eye-enhancer is definitely one that's worth the money - so we love that it's now even cheaper. With a dramatic lift and steadfast staying power (it took us from morning to night at a circa-40 degree celsius wedding, even with a dunk in the pool) this is one waterproof option that should be part of every beauty routine.
Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray:
£26 £18.20 (save £7.80) | Urban Decay
When it comes to giving your makeup a polished finish that lasts all day, nothing quite compares to Urban Decay's legendary All Nighter Spray. Promising an incredible 16-hours of staying power, the setting spray minimises the appearance of foundation settling into fine lines and wrinkles. Lookfantastic are also offering the cult setting spray for a great £5.20 off.
No7 Beauty Collection: £
103 £35 (save £68) | Boots
Who doesn't love a bit of No7? This set comes with a bunch of their makeup favourites including, a mascara, an eyeshadow palette, a soft eye pencil, a gorgeous soft lipstick and a lush nail colour for the festive season. These are packed in alongside skincare reliables like their face polish, Airbrush Away primer, clay cleanser and hydration mask - lovely!
Black Friday skincare deals
Dr Dennis Gross Skincare:
£430, £387 (save £43) | Harvey Nichols High ticket items like this rarely crop up on sale, so this a rare opportunity to bag a true skincare hero for less. Featuring a combination of three treatment settings, it uses red and blue light to banish acne, smooth wrinkles and fade pigmentation.
Elizabeth Arden Retinol Ceramide Capsules Line Erasing Night Serum:
£72 £48.24 (save £23.76 | Look Fantastic
An iconic retinol favourite that generally comes with a hefty price tag, this nighttime staple now has £23.76 off. This lightweight serum protects retinol from the harmful effects of light in its handy capsule, so that your skin can reap the most benefits.
Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5:
£5.90 £4.54 (save £1.36) | Deciem
An old favourite that sells out time and time again, this serum is great for Hyaluronic acid newbies, as it soaks into skin and delivers a pack of hydration without triggering sensitive skin. It'll leave skin bright and hydrated all day long after just a couple of uses.
PIXI Glow Tonic Home and Away Duo Exclusive:
£28 £21, (save £7) | Look Fantastic
The popular Pixi Glow Tonic has been swept off the shelves ever since it launched, becoming a staple in skincare routines across the nation. So we're loving that you can now save a huge 25 per cent off this home and travel multipack with Look Fantastic's Black Friday discount code 'BFBEAUTY'.
Eve Lom Exclusive Deluxe Rescue Ritual Gift Set:
£105 £84 (save £21) | Look Fantastic
Give yourself a weekend pamper with this luxury set that includes the brand's iconic hot cloth cleanser along with the muslin cloth that you have to use with it and a hydrating, honey infused kaolin clay mask that helps to decongest and rebalance skin.
Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex:
£60 £48 (save £12) | Boots
A cult favourite in the beauty world that doesn't often go on offer, this must-have anti-ageing serum is now 20 per cent off in the Boots Black Friday sale. And if you're really feeling like treating yourself, we'd suggest splurging on the rest of the range too...
FOREO LUNA™ 3 Facial Cleansing Brush:
£169 £135.20 (save £33.80) | Look Fantastic
Decongest skin for a brighter and smoother finish with this famous cleansing brush. It might be an investment but it sure is worth it with its unique exfoliating powers. And it even comes with several different options to suit your skin type.
Black Friday bodycare deals
Neom Pillow Mist Home and Away Collection:
£52 £34.98 (save £17.02) | QVC UK
For those looking to unwind, this beautiful pillow mist collection is the ultimate beauty treat - because getting your beauty sleep is the first step to a great complexion! At it's now huge a 32% off on QVC while stocks last.
Black Friday haircare deals
ghd helios™ professional hair dryer in plum:
£159 £143 (save £16) | GHD
As a woman&home favourite with a place on best hairdryer roundup, the GHD Helios put a smile on all of our faces when we saw that it was included in the GHD Black Friday sale. And the best part? GHD has a selection of their beautiful colours included in their offer - so take your pick!
Christophe Robin Shade Variation Mask - Baby Blonde:
£39 £31.20 (save £7.80) | John Lewis
With nationwide lockdowns and local quarantines becoming a more regular occurrence than we would ever have hoped for, most of us have learnt to keep a trusty bottle of hair toner around for when we can't get to the salon. So this Christophe Robin offering is a perfect for those who want to extend their highlights until they're back in the realms of Tier 1.
Everything you need to know about Black Friday beauty deals
How do you get the best Black Friday beauty deals?
With more people shopping this year, the Black Friday deals are likely get snapped up even faster. Here's how to ensure you can get the best Black Friday beauty deals this year:
- Do some research before the day to ensuring you can get the products you need at the best price possible.
- In order to be able to move quickly and get the products you want when you see a good discount, it's advisable to sign up as a customer with the big sites in advance. Don't already have an Amazon account? Get one now and save time when you check out during the sale.
- Make sure you check back here with us as Black Friday arrives. We’ll be rounding up all the best 2020 Black Friday beauty deals for you from all of your favourite brands right here on this page.
- Shop around! Switch between sites to ensure you're getting the best deals possible.
An internationally published digital journalist and editor who specialises in SEO strategy and content production, Rachael has worked as a writer and editor for both news and lifestyle websites in the UK and abroad.
Rachael's published work covers a broad spectrum of topics and she has written about everything from the future of sustainable travel, to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the world we live in, to the psychology of colour.
She prides herself on being an excellent giver-of-gifts and is equally respected and loathed amongst her friends and family for starting her Christmas shopping every year in August.
When she's not writing or editing, Rachael can be found hiking, running, surfing or enjoying other outdoor pursuits, such as standing in line for a table at the latest Big Mamma restaurant.
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